Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or characterized by a limbus.
  • adjective Of or relating to the limbic system.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the character of or pertaining to a limbus or border; bordering; marginal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective of or pertaining to the limbic system.

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  • adjective Relating to the limbic system.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or forming a limbus

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French limbique, from limbe, edge, from Old French, graduated edge of an astronomical instrument; see limb.]

Examples

  • —The term limbic lobe was introduced by Broca, and under it he included the cingulate and hippocampal gyri, which together arch around the corpus callosum and the hippocampal fissure.

    IX. Neurology. 4c. The Fore-brain or Prosencephalon

  • This thing inside that binds us to our teams, and sometime even our towns, is what they call the limbic connection.

    Larry Abrams: Baseball in Wartime

  • This thing inside that binds us to our teams, and sometime even our towns, is what they call the limbic connection.

    Larry Abrams: Baseball in Wartime

  • This thing inside that binds us to our teams, and sometime even our towns, is what they call the limbic connection.

    Larry Abrams: Baseball in Wartime

  • This thing inside that binds us to our teams, and sometime even our towns, is what they call the limbic connection.

    Larry Abrams: Baseball in Wartime

  • This thing inside that binds us to our teams, and sometime even our towns, is what they call the limbic connection.

    Larry Abrams: Baseball in Wartime

  • In The Paranoia Switch, I coin the expression limbic war to refer to the activities of a fear monger who increases his political power by repeatedly triggering traumatic memories in the brains of individuals who have lived through a group calamity.

    Dr. Martha Stout: George Bush's Paranoia War

  • It is that flat and spectral non-hour, awash in limbic tides, brainstem stirring fitfully, flashing inappropriate reptilian demands for sex, food, sedation, all of the above, and none really an option now.

    Excerpt: Pattern Recognition by William Gibson

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  • We, as humans, are physiologically patterned to resonate to each other at a deep neural level through a phenomenon called limbic resonance.

    Dr. Tian Dayton: How Relationships Heal Emotional Pain: Try A Twelve Step Meeting

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  • Usage on rhinencephalon.

    October 2, 2008

  • Here was the all-but-overwhelming limbic imperative to rip his boochie head off. From "The Last Werewolf" by Glen Duncan.

    March 6, 2012